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  • Advert number: 348214-0
  • Posted Date: 10/01/14
  • Closing Date: 31/01/14

The University of Hong Kong

Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are over 27,800 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.

Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Medical Oncology
in the Department of Medicine

(Ref.: 201400018)

Applications are invited for appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor in Medical Oncology, on the non-tenure track, in the Department of Medicine, from as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a medical qualification registrable in Hong Kong, M.R.C.P. (U.K.) or equivalent, and hold a fellowship in medical oncology by the Hong Kong College of Physicians (or equivalent). Ability to speak Cantonese is preferred, although teaching, research and professional activities are conducted in English. They should be experienced in managing patients with acute and chronic medical problems in medical oncology, preferably with experience in phase 1 clinical trials. They should also demonstrate a strong commitment and aptitude towards teaching and research. The appointee will help organize and develop undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and provide clinical service and patient care at the University’s teaching hospital. In addition, he/she is expected to conduct high-quality scholarly research and undertake administrative work in the Department, Faculty and University. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/medicine/.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Leave, medical benefits, and a monthly cash allowance subject to the Rules on Prevention of Double Benefits on Housing will be offered to the successful candidate.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-todate C.V. to r1400018@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes January 31, 2014. Candidates who are not contacted within 6 months of the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a No-Smoking Policy

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